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Music And Yoga At Rogers

The Rogers Memorial Library will offer a jam session for local musicians on Thursday, March 12, at 7 PM. Bringing your own instruments is allowed. There will be a Steinway piano and microphones available.

Restorative Yoga: Deep Release Through Total Support with Mary Sammon will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 2 to 4 PM. The fee is $25 and advanced registration is required. For more information go to www.myrml.org.

Southampton Mayor Q&A

Meet Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren on Friday, March 13, from 5 to 6 PM at the Southampton History Museum. There will be a question-and-answer session to address anything concerning the village and an update on what’s going on around the area. Admission is free. For more information visit www.southamptonhistory.org.

Alzheimer’s Symposium

The Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease will hold a symposium at Stony Brook University Southampton on Friday, March 13, from 8 AM to 12:30 PM. Learn how to recognize the use of physical and occupational therapy and speech/language to improve the quality of life for dementia patients. For more information go to www.neuro.stonybrookmedicine.edu/centers/alzheimers.

Long Island And The Sea

Pulitzer-prize winning author and Newsday staff writer Bill Bleyer will share from his latest book, “Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History,” on Sunday, March 15, from 2 to 4 PM at the Amagansett Library. The discussion will cover the development of submarines and torpedoes tested in local waters, the landing of Pan Am Clippers in Port Washington, the adventures of Thomas Welcome Roys, the first captain to hunt whales in the Arctic Ocean, and more. A question-and-answer session will follow.

For more information go to www.amagansettlibrary.org.

Family Irish Soda bread

The Westhampton Free Library is inviting families to learn how to make Irish soda bread on Sunday, March 15, at 2 PM.

Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to express themselves by painting with artist Joyce Raimondo of the Pollock-Krasner House on Wednesday, March 18, at 6 PM. For more information on library events and to register visit www.westhamptonlibrary.net.

Chamber of Commerce Mixer

The East Hampton Chamber of Commerce and Babette’s Restaurant will co-host a mixer on Wednesday, March 18, from 5 to 7 PM at the restaurant. Happy hour pricing and complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be available. Admission is free for members or future members and $15 for non-members. For more information, visit www.easthamptonchamber.com.

Aging In Place

A 27 East Press Sessions conversation will focus on “aging in place, a plan for staying put” on Thursday, March 19, from noon to 2 PM at the Mill Roadhouse in Westhampton Beach. Tickets are $35 for a three-course lunch. For more information, visit Eventbrite.

Caregiver Kits Available

Caregiver kits are available for a 14-day loan from the Bridgehampton Library for individuals living with dementia, memory loss, and loss of mobility.

Each kit includes books of short inspiring stories, puzzles, sorting activities, games, and art activities to provide not just physical activity but prompt conversation and encourage the sharing of stories and memories. There are 14 kits in all, each varying in theme and skill level. For more information visit www.myhamptonlibrary.org.

Three-Part Mental Health Series

The East End Mental Health Awareness Initiative has planned a free three-part series title “Self Help for Mental Health; Exploring the Benefits of Movement, Meditation, and Nutrition,” at the East Hampton Middle School. The first of the series, meditation, was held Tuesday March 10. Each presentation will show a feature video followed by discussion and demonstrations. Other dates are March 17 and 24, at 6:30 PM at East Hampton Middle School. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call 631-702-2423 or visit www.southamptontownny.gov/14B8/Mental-Health-Awareness.

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